How to Make Delicious Radish Bun at Home: Step-by-Step Guide

Q: Can I use another type of flour instead of all-purpose flour for the buns?
A: Yes, you can use bread flour for a chewier texture, but all-purpose flour is generally recommended for this recipe.

Q: Is there a vegetarian alternative for the meat in the filling?
A: Yes, you can substitute the meat with tofu or additional vegetables like mushrooms for a vegetarian version.

Q: How long should I let the dough rest for optimal results?
A: Allow the dough to rest until it doubles in size, which typically takes about 1-2 hours depending on the room temperature.

Radish Bun Recipe


  • All-purpose flour, as needed
  • Yeast, as needed
  • 1 radish
  • A small amount of minced meat
  • A small amount of vermicelli noodles
  • Salt, to taste
  • Light soy sauce, as needed
  • Dark soy sauce, as needed
  • Oyster sauce, as needed
  • Five-spice powder, as needed
  • Chili oil, as needed
  • Sichuan peppercorn oil, as needed
  • Green onions, as needed
  • Ginger, as needed
  1. Mix the flour with yeast and knead into a smooth dough. Let it rest until it doubles in size.
  2. Prepare the filling ingredients: radish, a bit of minced meat, vermicelli, green onions, and ginger.
  3. Grate the radish into fine strips, soak in salt water, briefly blanch vermicelli and chop, chop green onions and ginger.
  4. Heat oil in a pan, stir-fry the minced meat.
  5. Add vermicelli, green onions, and ginger, and continue to stir-fry.
  6. Add salt, light soy sauce, dark soy sauce, oyster sauce, and five-spice powder, and stir-fry until evenly mixed. Remove from heat and let cool.
  7. Squeeze out excess water from the radish strips and mix into the cooled filling.
  8. Add chili oil and Sichuan peppercorn oil to the filling and mix well.
  9. Knead the rested dough until smooth, divide into small portions.
  10. Roll out each portion into a thick bun wrapper.
  11. Add the filling to the wrappers and seal the buns.
  12. Steam the buns in a steamer for 15 minutes, then let them sit for 3 minutes with the heat off.
  13. Enjoy the flavorful radish buns!
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  • Calories: Varies based on portion sizes and specific ingredients used.
  • Rich in carbohydrates and protein.
  • Contains vitamins and minerals from radish and spices.